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Biocodex Release: Probiotics for Travelers Lighten the Load of Holiday Stress


11/29/2012 11:34:39 AM

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to be jolly! However, the stress of travel and the tendency to overindulge in holiday cheer can bring about the unwanted gift of a tumultuous tummy. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that the number of travelers making long-distance trips increases by nearly 25% during the December holiday season, resulting in crowded airports and heavy traffic that can boost stress levels. Increased stress combined with interruptions to regular eating habits can wreak havoc on your stomach. Don't let tummy troubles impede on your holiday festivities. The incorporation of a daily probiotic supplement can help maintain digestive balance and support a healthy immune system that's ready to enjoy the holiday season.

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"'Over the river and through the woods' to your final destination, be it grandma's cozy cabin or some exotic coast, means a trip that may be accompanied by fatigue, stress, and dehydration. These struggles, combined with the local delicacies or simply too many holiday treats, may lead to certain tummy troubles that threaten to put a damper on holiday festivities," said Kerry Neville, registered dietitian. "I recommend probiotics for travelers who want to maintain digestive health and support a healthy immune system to keep the body energized throughout the holiday season. My preference is Florastor®, a natural, yeast-based probiotic supplement that can act as a passport to optimal digestive function and support digestive balance to avoid tummy turbulence often caused by travel."

About Probiotic Supplements
Probiotic supplements help the good organisms in your intestines grow and get rid of the bad organisms that can disrupt normal intestinal function. Probiotic dietary supplements are grouped into two categories, yeast or bacteria, which interact with the body differently. Probiotic supplements containing bacteria are made up of different strains that are good for various tasks, so their effects may vary. Yeast-based Florastor® contains 250 mg of active Saccharomyces boulardii lyo, a friendly yeast found naturally on the skin of the tropical fruits lychee and mangosteen. Probiotic yeast like the yeast found in Florastor® can increase the production of immunoglobulin A (IgA), the primary infection-fighting antibody. This factor works to maintain a balanced digestive tract and support the function of the immune system. Additionally, unlike bacterial probiotics, yeast-based probiotics are not compromised by antibiotics. Most bacterial probiotic supplements require refrigeration, but the yeast in Florastor®does not, making Florastor® and Florastor®Kids ideal probiotics for traveling.

About Florastor® Supplements
Florastor® is the world's most widely used probiotic and is unique because it is the only friendly yeast-based probiotic available in major retail pharmacies throughout the United States. Florastor® is safe to take with antibiotics and has versatile options appropriate for adults and children as young as two months. Available in capsule form or dissolvable, kid-friendly packets (both 250 mg), Florastor® is an easy way to ensure digestive health for the whole family. Florastor® is available in many major retail pharmacies. For more information and for a store locator, visit www.florastor.com.

Florastor® and Florastor®Kids are manufactured by Biocodex, a globally recognized and trusted pharmaceutical company. Florastor® has been studied and trusted since 1953 and is the number one probiotic worldwide. Florastor® is recommended by doctors around the world and has been promoting intestinal health in adults and children for more than 50 years.

About Biocodex
Biocodex is a privately held pharmaceutical company based in Gentilly, France. Founded in 1953 by Michel Hublot and Francois Ballet, Biocodex specializes in four therapeutic areas: gastroenterology, neurology and psychiatry, pain treatment, and treatment of degenerative osteoarthritis. Biocodex products are present, in various forms and names, in some 100 countries.

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